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RTAMS Data Sets

Data in the RTAMS comes from a variety of sources. This page is a summary of the data in RTAMS, its sources, its vintage, and the current methods for updating the data. Efforts are currently underway to develop better procedures for maintaining the data.

Assets and Services
Data SetSourceData VintageUpdate FrequencyMore Detail
CTA Bus Inventory and AssignmentCTA Bus Assignment TableMarch 2017Annually
CTA Bus RoutesCTA Data Services DivisionFebruary 2017As neededDescription
CTA FacilitiesCTA Real Estate DirectoryJuly 2000As neededDescription
CTA Park n RideCTA Park n Ride User CensusAugust 2000As needed
CTA Rail Car Inventory and AssignmentCTA Rail Car Assignment TableMarch 2017Annually
CTA Rail LinesCTA, RTAJune 2006As neededDescription
CTA Rail StationsCTA, RTAApril 2012As neededDescription
Interagency/Intermodal Transfer LocationsRTANovember 2006As neededDescription
Metra FacilitiesMetra Operations Profiles, Metra StaffNovember 2006As neededDescription
Metra Parking UtilizationMetra Parking Capacity and Utilization Inventory2015Biennially
Metra Rail Car Inventory and AssignmentMetra Rolling Stock ReportsJanuary 2016Annually
Metra Rail LinesMetra, RTAJanuary 2016As neededDescription
Metra Rail StationsMetra, RTAOctober 2007As neededDescription
Pace Bus Inventory and AssignmentPace Bus Assignment TableMarch 2017Annually
Pace Bus RoutesPace Service Analysis DivisionFebruary 2017As neededDescription
Pace FacilitiesPace Service Analysis DivisionSummer 2001As neededDescription
Pace Passenger FacilitiesPace Service Analysis DivisionSummer 2001As neededDescription
Traffic Signal LocationsCMAPJune 2012As neededDescription
Transit Rolling StockService Board Rolling Stock Reports2015 / 2016Annually


Ridership
Data SetSourceData VintageUpdate FrequencyMore Detail
CTA Daily Rail Ridership by EntranceCTA Farecard DataDecember 2016Quarterly
CTA Monthly Bus Ridership by RouteCTA Farecard DataDecember 2016Quarterly
Metra Monthly Ridership by Line / BranchMetraFebruary 2017MonthlyDescription
Metra Weekday Ridership by Station and ServiceMetra Biennial Boarding & Alighting Count2014BienniallyDescription
Pace Bus Ridership by RoutePace Farecard DataJanuary 2017Monthly
Pace Paratransit and VanpoolPace Service Analysis DivisionAugust 2016Monthly


Planning Projects
Data SetSourceData VintageUpdate FrequencyMore Detail
Future Highway CorridorsCATS 2030 RTPFebruary 2008Triennially
Future Transit CorridorsCATS 2030 RTPFebruary 2008Triennially
RTA Planning StudiesRTA Planning Department Staffvaries by studyAs needed
TSP CorridorsRTASeptember 2016As neededDescription
TSP Study SegmentsRTADecember 2001As neededDescription


Capital Projects
Data SetSourceData VintageUpdate FrequencyMore Detail
RTA Capital ProjectsRTA Capital Program DatabasemonthlyMonthly


Financial Reports
Data SetSourceData VintageUpdate FrequencyMore Detail
RTA Sales Tax RevenuesState of Illinois Dept. of RevenueDecember 2015Annually, every March / April


Jurisdictions
Data SetSourceData VintageUpdate FrequencyMore Detail
Chicago WardsCity of ChicagoMay 2003As neededDescription
Councils of MayorsCATSAugust 2002As neededDescription
CountiesNIPC1990As neededDescription
County Board DistrictsRTA and Counties2010As neededDescription
Illinois House DistrictsIllinois Board of Elections2010As neededDescription
Illinois Senate DistrictsIllinois Board of Elections2010As neededDescription
MunicipalitiesUS Census / CMAP2008As neededDescription
US Congressional DistrictsunknownSpring 2001As neededDescription


Demographics
Data SetSourceData VintageUpdate FrequencyMore Detail
Work Trip Mode ShareUS Census Bureau1990, 2000As needed


Mapping
Data SetSourceData VintageUpdate FrequencyMore Detail
(c) NAVTEQ Road NetworkIDOT2007As neededDescription
1990 Land UseNIPC1990As neededDescription
2001 Land UseNIPCApril 2001As neededDescription
2005 Land UseCMAP2005As neededDescription
Aerial PhotosNIPC2001As neededDescription
LandmarksNIPCApril 2001As neededDescription
WaterNIPCApril 2001As neededDescription

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